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Air Products & Chemicals Inc (NYSE:APD)
Dividend Payout Ratio
0.47 (As of Sep. 2016)

Air Products & Chemicals Inc's dividend payout ratio for the six months ended in Sep. 2016 was 0.47.

APD' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26   Max: 1.3
Current: 0.49

0.26
1.3

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Air Products & Chemicals Inc was 1.30. The lowest was 0.26. And the median was 0.41.

APD's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. APD: 0.49 )

As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Air Products & Chemicals Inc is 2.27%.

Warning Sign:

Air Products & Chemicals Inc stock dividend yield is close to 5-year low.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Air Products & Chemicals Inc was 4.14%. The lowest was 1.62%. And the median was 2.51%.

Air Products & Chemicals Inc's Dividends Per Share for the six months ended in Sep. 2016 was $0.86.

During the past 12 months, Air Products & Chemicals Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 5.90% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 7.00% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 8.70% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.10% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Air Products & Chemicals Inc was 15.10% per year. The lowest was 5.40% per year. And the median was 10.10% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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Definition

Dividend payout ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

Air Products & Chemicals Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (A: Sep. 2016 )/EPS without NRI (A: Sep. 2016 )
=3.39/6.94
=0.49

Air Products & Chemicals Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Sep. 2016 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Sep. 2016 )
=0.86/1.83
=0.47

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Explanation

In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.


Related Terms

EPS without NRI, Net Income, Dividends Per Share, Earnings per Share, Dividend Yield, 3-Year Dividends Growth Rate, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Air Products & Chemicals Inc Annual Data

Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15Sep16
payout 0.320.340.600.410.430.540.590.660.540.49

Air Products & Chemicals Inc Semi-Annual Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
payout 0.531.640.510.600.550.510.490.490.530.47
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